Attendance at three and a half days of fieldwork and associated Hobart on-campus sessions is a compulsory requirement for all on-campus and for domestic distance students.
This unit provides you with a practical understanding of key systems for protected area planning and management. Terrestrial, freshwater and marine protected areas are considered. The global context of protected areas is analysed, including issues of definition, scope and governance. As governance processes provide the institutional structures within which planning and management occurs, particular attention is given to public, private, community and collaborative arrangements. Systems and associated methods for assessing developments, addressing complexity, sustainable finance, management effectiveness, community engagement and landscape/seascape scale management are then considered. These topics are explored by drawing on the experiences of practitioners, case study examples and fieldwork.
|Unit name||Protected Area Planning and Management Systems|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Land & Food
|Discipline||Geography and Spatial Science|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||Field of Education|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On-campus students: interactive lectures, workshops and seminars (39-hrs over 13 weeks); 3 and a half days field work. Distance education students: internet-based resources, 3 and a half days of field work.
3500 words interactive on-line postings (40%), seminar presentation (20%), 3500 word report (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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